Appadanda T. Raghu is an actor and director, who has worked in the Kannada, Hindi, Kodava Takk and Malayalam film industries. He was born in Kodagu. He made an Hindi film Meri Adalat in 1984 starring Rajnikanth. The following year he made a Malayalam movie Kattu Rani (see Malayalam films of 1985). In 1990 he made a Kannada movie Ajay-Vijay (see Kannada films of 1990) starring Murali & Raghu. In more recent years he made serials like Ainemane and Gejje-thandu in the Kodava language.